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66 Things to Do Before Graduating from Iowa Lakes Community College

1. Men’s Basketball Game-Estherville
2. Women’s Basketball Game-Estherville
3. Men’s Soccer Game-Spencer
4. Women’s Soccer Game-Spencer
5. Swimming and Diving Meet-Emmetsburg
6. Men’s Baseball Game-Estherville
7. Women’s Softball Game-Estherville
8. Cross Country Meet-Estherville/Emmetsburg
9. Men’s Golf-Okoboji
10. Women’s Golf-Okoboji
11. Volleyball-Estherville
12. Wrestling-Estherville
13. Picture with Laker Cheerleaders or Dance Team-Estherville
14. Get a picture with the Laker Mascot-All Campuses
15. Attend a Shooting Club Competition-Emmetsburg
16. Student Senate event-Emmetsburg, Estherville, Spencer, Algona
17. Live in or visit friends in the dorms-Emmetsburg, Estherville, Spencer
18. Get to know your academic advisor-All Campuses
19. Attend the Clay County Fair in Spencer, Iowa (September)
20. Attend Laker Life meeting/event-Emmetsburg, Estherville
21. Join a student organization-All Campuses
22. Attend the Madrigal event (December)-Estherville
23. Purchase books from your Campus Store-All Campuses
24. Play Frisbee Golf-Emmetsburg
25. Visit Wind Turbine near Estherville Campus or at Emmetsburg Farm
26. Visit all 5 Campuses
27. Workout at a campus Wellness Center or the Y-All Campuses
28. Help harvest the Emmetsburg Garden
29. Wear Iowa Lakes Community College shirt in a different state
30. Attend Convocation Events-Emmetsburg or Estherville
31. Attend Homecoming Activities-All Campuses
32. Go to Iowa Lakes Community College Farm-Emmetsburg
33. Eat at the Italian Buffet-Emmetsburg
34. Attend a Coffee House-Estherville 
35. Fishing or swimming in any of the local lakes
36. Get a picture with Robert Emmet Statue at Courthouse-Emmetsburg
37. Nature Center in Ruthven
38. Winter Games in Okoboji
39. Fort Defiance-Estherville
40. Attend a local parade
41. Join the Alumni Association or attend an Alumni Association Event
42. Check out the Grotto of Redemption in West Bend
43. Join an intramural sport-All Campuses
44. Run/walk in a local Fun Run of 5K or more
45. Volunteer for a community service project
46. POW Museum in Algona
47.  Attend Algona Band Day-Algona
48.  Visit a Freedom Rock
49.  Visit Arnold’s Park
50.  Foundation Scholarship Event
51.  Visit Pocahontas Statue-Pocahontas
52.  Alumni Tailgate Event
53.  Grocery Bingo Event-All Campuses
54.  Favorite Instructor or Staff Member
55.  CAAP It Day-Emmetsburg, Estherville
56.  Road Trip to Concert
57.  Feed Yo Face-Campus Dining
58.  Celebrate the Seasons
59.  Legislative Visits
60.  Veterans Memorials
61.  Go Bowling
62.  College 101
63.  Like Iowa Lakes Community College's Facebook page
64.  Back to School Bash
65.  Favorite Local Restaurant

Weekend / Free Time Activities

On Campus

Student Center – TV, cyber café, Billiards
   Located by the Max
Student Senate sponsored activities
   Information will be posted throughout the school year
Weight Room, Christensen Center and the RWC
   Located across the street from the college
Games on Iowa Lakes Community College Greenspace
   Watch for more information
Athletics Events
   Events occur throughout entire school year
   Watch for more information
Performing Arts (Choir/Band etc.)
   Coffee House events and concerts located in the college
Student Organizations/Clubs (Join a club or start your own!)
Service Learning/Volunteering
Visit the library
Snow Fort/Snowman Building

Off Campus (In Estherville)

Fridley - Grand 3
   1031 E Central Ave
Imperial Bowling Lanes
   104 S 17th St
Skateland Roller Skating
   1698 3rd Ave S
   South 15th Street and 7th Avenue South Estherville IA 51334
Estherville Golf Course
   3625 170th St
Biking/Walking Trails

   South 15th St and 7th Ave South
Swinging Bridge/West Des Moines River Walking Trail
   Riverside Park 100 block of North 1st St
Frisbee Golf
   Joe Hoye Park W N 2nd St and W 5th Ave N
   Crossroads Community Church - 2014 E Central Ave
   First Presbyterian Church - 723 1st Ave S
   Grandview Baptist Church - 3705 170th St
   Redeemer Lutheran Church - 1215 N 15th
   Many others
City Library
   613 E Central Ave
HS Football Games
Hike Fort Defiance

   175th St
Thoreson Park (Basketball Court, Volleyball Court, Picnic Tables)
   6th Avenue North and 15th St

Off Campus (Area Communities)

Fish Hatchery
   122, 252nd Ave, Orleans, IA 51360
Museums- Spirit Lake, Gardner Museum, Country School Museums
   Car Museum 810 Jeppeson Rd, Milford, IA 51351
Grotto of Redemption-West Bend, IA
   300 N Broadway Ave, West Bend, IA 50597
Animal Shelter: Humane Society
   607 28th St, Milford, IA 51351
Arnold’s Park Amusement Park/Emporium
   37 Lake St, Arnolds Park, IA 51331
Bedell Family YMCA
   1900 41st St, Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Archery & Shooting Range (Apex Indoor Shooting Range)
   500 Hwy Ave NW, Spencer, IA 51301
Paintball Games at Camp Foster
   1769 260th Ave, Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Boji Bay Ice Arena Skating/Hockey
   3800 Sunner Ave, Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Concerts at Greenspace in Arnold’s Park
   37 Lake St, Arnolds Park, IA 51331
Bridges Bay Waterpark-Okoboji
   630 Linden Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331
Clay County Fair (September)
   800 W 18th St, Spencer, IA 51301
Winter Games at Lakes Area
   243 W Broadway St, Arnolds Park, IA 51331
Walmart Trips
   2200 17th St, Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Movie Theaters
   1698 Exchange St, Okoboji, IA 51355
   901 11th St SW, Spencer, IA 51301
Spencer Mall
   901 11th St SW, Spencer, IA 51301

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